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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Statement on New Research Demonstrating Proven Benefits of Crash Avoidance Technology in Large Trucks

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As we approach Labor Day, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) encourages everyone to think about the origin of the holiday which was created more than a century ago to celebrate the contributions of workers in the U.S., including those whose workplace is behind the wheel and on our roads.  Truck drivers, transit workers, passenger vehicle drivers, first responders, road maintenance and construction workers, and other essential employees all have jobs that require navigating roadways which have seen marked increases in speeding and reckless driving since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  They deserve the safest possible work environment, a goal which can be achieved in part through ensuring widespread use of proven vehicle safety technology and employing reliable countermeasures that reduce dangerous driving behavior.

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Statement on Avoiding Driving Dangers Over the Independence Day Holiday & Keeping Families Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 or Allison Kennedy / akennedy@saferoads.org / 360-281-7033   Statement of Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Avoid Driving Dangers Over the Independence Day Holiday…

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Statement on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s AV TEST Initiative

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), On National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) AV TEST Initiative   Agency rolls out…

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Winston-Salem Journal Op-Ed: Pump the brakes! Don’t eliminate the driver license road test… update it

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The Winston-Salem Journal first published the following joint op-ed on June 12, 2020: Pump the brakes! Don’t eliminate the driver license road test… update it By Cathy Chase and Dr. Flaura Koplin Winston Guest columnists Jun 12, 2020 COVID-19 resulted…

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